Whether you’re growing an abundance of summer squash or shopping at your favorite market, we’ve got delicious ways to stuff your zucchini for a healthy and hearty summer dish.
Persian Rice-Stuffed Zucchini with Pistachios and DillIf you’re looking for a crunch to your zucchini, look no further. A run under the broiler creates a crunchy crust, an essential for Persian rice dishes.
Plank-Grilled Zucchini with Couscous, Spinach, and Feta StuffingStrike up the grill with one of summer’s favorite vegetables. The cedar planks lend this dish a pleasant smokiness, but you can also cook the zucchini directly on the grill.
Shrimp-and-Feta-Stuffed ZucchiniYou can top these off two ways, the chef way with a tangy sauce of feta, olive oil and Hungarian peppers, or the easy way with a little feta and olive oil on top.
Zucchini Stuffed with Lady PeasStuff zucchini shells with Lady Peas, onion, mushrooms, and tomato and top with bread crumbs and cheese for a colorful appetizer.
Stuffed Zucchini with Cheesy BreadcrumbsThese stuffed zucchini are sure to be a favorite at any gathering. Overflowing with artichoke hearts, parmesan cheese, and pine nuts these are hearty enough to be served as vegetarian main dish.
Stuffed Zucchini Boats with Tomato Salad
The microwave quickly steams the zucchini so that you only need to run the stuffed boats under the broiler for a minute or two at the end.
Stuffed Zucchini with Potatoes and PeasThe salty stuffing is offset by the subtly cool sweetness of the zucchini in these delicious yet hearty bites.
Southwestern Stuffed SquashTurn a southwestern burrito into a healthy dish when you sub out the flour tortilla in exchange for a fresh zucchini half.
Stuffed Summer SquashUse beautiful summer squash as the base for this baked dish stuffed with ground turkey, vegetables, herbs and spices.
Stuffed VegetablesStuffed Vegetables come to life with Jalapeno-Pimiento Cheese. Use this zippy cheese in hollowed-out baby bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, zucchini halves, or pattypan squash halves for lively party bites.
Eight-Ball Zucchini ParmesanEight-ball zucchini is a round, softball-sized variety of summer squash that you can find at the farmers’ market, but this recipe is just as delicious with the long, slender zucchini squash as well.
Zucchini-and-Pepper Gratin with Herbs and CheeseTurn the favored summer side into a delicious hors d'oeuvre with this Zucchini-and-Pepper Gratin with Herbs and Cheese recipe.
Zucchini Boats with Ricotta-Basil MousseMake a play on pizza night with these hearty and delicious Zucchini Boats with Ricotta-Basil Mousse.